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#SocialCurrentSee®▶ #Evidence HRC*

#SocialCurrentSee®▶ #Evidence HRC* @ALTALOMAN archive in @Storify: ‘Oh, how the mighty is the #ClintonFoundation! — Mike Foxworth (@ALTALOMAN) May 15, 2016
For most of us who think about philanthropy and fund-raising, what first comes to mind may be whatever favorite charitable cause we choose to support.  Perhaps there are multiple causes.

If you actually work in fund-raising (as I did for nonprofit hospitals for nearly 40 years), the topic generally conjures visions of donors and prospective donors, usually individuals who can and will make a difference with generous giving.  In hospitals, we called these people grateful patients.

Partly because of that "grateful patient" element, one of the top tenants of fund-raising for most nonprofits is that giving is always LOCAL, so the accounts of the highly-successful fund-raising done by the Clintons through the #ClintonFoundation are remarkable and essentially unable to be duplicated by any other cause an…